2. Photographer Ellen Susan’s reasoning behind the proposed new punctuation mark:
“Ellen argues, we need a new punctuation mark that resides in the emotional range between the just-the-facts period and the whoop-to-do excitability of the exclamation point. While the new mark would clearly signal positivity, it would save us from communicating with the unhinged emotionality of a note slipped between junior-high students.”
3. It would ideally be used at the end of emails, for when you’re excited, but not ~too~ excited.
4. What do you think? Is this something we need to add into our punctuation repertoire, like the snark, the punctuation mark for sarcasm.
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